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Dickensian Evening is one of the most popular events in the Tavistock calendar, and a brilliant, atmospheric evening out in beautifully historic surroundings to start the run-up to Christmas. There will be the traditional switch-on of the town's ... more

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This drinks cabinet essential has a colourful history The first distillation of rum took place in the 1620s when Caribbean sugarcane plantation slaves discovered that molasses, a by-product of sugar refining, could be fermented into alcohol... more

Drinks

As part of a Dartmoor Food & Drink campaign currently running on social media, Visit Dartmoor has produced a new Delicious Dartmoor Map on a leaflet that is proving hugely popular with visitors to the area. more

Food

Leading South West craft ale producer Dartmoor Brewery has boosted its regional sales team, with the appointment of Tim Kellow as Sales Manager. Tim brings with him a wealth of experience in the South West beer sector, latterly with Sharps Brewery in more

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At the time of writing this article, we have just seen the first matches played at Wimbledon, the World Cup football is well underway and the sun just keeps on shining. For many, such weather is perceived as being perfect for enjoying clean, crisp an more

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Make a date for a Bank Holiday event with a difference in beautiful Tavistock this August. The Bites, Beats and Bars Festival will be held in the historic heart of the town - The Butcher's Hall and Guildhall carpark- and will feature a fantastic arra more

Devon Food Movement is working in partnership with Ashridge Court to bring our first BIG COLLABORATION event to fruition. This collaboration is taking place on 08/09/18 and will feature many local artisans and some of the South West’s best chefs (see more

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The Moorland Garden Hotel in Dartmoor National Park, Devon is dishing up the best of the region’s summertime spoils with their new season menu, coinciding with the launch of Visit Dartmoor’s Delicious Dartmoor campaign and Taste of Dartmoor map. As more

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Dates – 17th July / 23rd October and 11th December 2018 £62 and includes 2 course lunch with tea/coffee Arrival 10 am – Closes 3.30 pm You will make at least one flower and Susannah will supply materials to make more at home. Take a look at Hotel more

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MasterChef judge, John Torode, will be the star of the chef stage at this year’s Flavour Fest in Plymouth. Returning for its fifteenth year, Flavour Fest 2018 – a Plymouth City Centre Company event - promises yet another jam-packed weekend of food, f more

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The Leaping Salmon in Horrabridge is about to reopen in early summer after undergoing extensive renovations since October last year. The pub has been closed for over two years and its tired façade has been given a complete facelift with oak windows a more

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The Forget Me Not Café in Okehampton is a social group for people with memory problems and their carers, where they can come and meet others, have a cup of tea, cake and a chat with people that are in a similar position, in an accepting and friendly more

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Simnel cake was traditionally made during Lent and garnished with eleven marzipan balls to represent the eleven faithful disciples. Ingredients 100g/4oz glacé cherries 225g/8oz butter, softened 225g/8oz light muscovado sugar 4 large eggs 225g/8oz s more

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Spring is all about new beginnings, a glorious time of rebirth and renewal. A good time to adjust and recalibrate the palate! I have picked out some perfect everyday drinkers that certainly have a spring in their step and a few must-haves to compl more

Food

Tavistock has a wealth of wonderful cafés, one of the lesser known is the Lower Deck Café in Russell Street. Available every Friday from 10am until 2pm it can be found underneath the Tavistock United Reformed Church, in the Lower Deck hall. Run entir more

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If music be the food of love, tuck in! Tonight is the night for lurve! Treat yourself to a night of romance, good food, fine wine and one of North Devon’s brilliant home grown entertainers – Mr Ricky Knight. Ricky will offer us a night of romantic s more

Music & Art

The historic manor house hotel in Plympton will be serving a Winter Olympics Edition Afternoon Tea from Thursday 1st February. The original Special Edition Afternoon Tea celebrates the joy of the Winter Olympics, in the warmth of the grand Great Hall more

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This January, Okehampton’s Harvest Workers’ Co-operative are presenting an exciting film screening to start off the new year – a thought-provoking piece that documents positive solutions for a better future. The event will be held at the town’s Ockm more

Music & Art

The manor house hotel in Plympton will be serving a Beatrix Potter Special Edition Afternoon Tea from Wednesday 3rd January. The Special Edition Afternoon Tea perfectly encapsulates the joy and spirit of the beloved Beatrix Potter stories and char more

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There’s a one night or two night New Year break – either way you can be sure of a warm welcome, award-winning food and much merriment. Your New Year Celebration Break includes a 7-course Grand New Year Dinner featuring the very best Devon ingredient more

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